Have you chosen to balance your time with a “best of both worlds” approach to employment and entrepreneurship? This means you’re holding down a full-time job working for someone else while running a side hustle or side business in your off hours.
Yes, it means more work on your part, but there are also greater benefits and rewards to reap.
If you’re employed, you have access to things like employer-sponsored retirement accounts, health insurance, and other company benefits. And if you’re doing work on the side as a freelancer, contractor, or bringing in another form of self-employed earnings, you’re increasing your income, financial stability, and that personal satisfaction that only comes from being in charge of some aspect of your own career.
When you choose the best of both worlds, you’re likely perfectly positioned to pick up an additional perk for yourself. You may have your retirement account at work and a Roth IRA to house all your extra income, but you can continue to make the most of your dual role as an employee and entrepreneur by opening a SEP IRA. [Read more…]